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  • 1. Actions at European Level 30 May 2010 Budapest Action for Prevention
  • 2. Presentations
    • The Strategy for Europe on Nutrition, Overweight and Obesity related health issues: the way forward – Phillipe Roux (EC)
    • Nutrition and Obesity in Europe: bridging the gap from evidence to policy – Joao Breda (WHO EURO)
    • Have PHAN: Promoting networking and action on healthy and equitable environments for physical activity – Francesca Racioppi (WHO EURO CEH, Rome)
    • European Smokefree Class Comptetition – Reiner Hanewinkel (IFT Nord, Germany)
    • Tobacco regulation as means for prevention – Terje Peetso (EC)
  • 3. Actions at EU level
    • C onsumer information
    • H ealthy option s made available
    • Encouraging physical activity – community programmes supported or encouraged, Community funds to develop physical infrastructure
    • Concentrating efforts on priority groups and settings (young people)
    • E vidence base to support policy making
    • M onitoring systems, together with WHO (best practices, MS exchange of information)
  • 4. Partnerships for Health
      • High level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity
      • EU Platform for action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
      • Public-Private Partnerships mentioned among the principles for action
      • Aims in the next future (activities underway)
    • Initiate r eformulation of selected nutrients (saturated fat; trans fat; energy; total fat; sugars; portion sizes etc ).
    • Renewed focus on children and vulnerable groups in Platform commitments as well as in the support to stakeholders’ initiatives (i.e. Public Health Programme and the EU School Fruit Scheme).
    • Concentrating on vulnerable groups (advertising for children re-thought)
    • Community based approaches encouraged or supported
  • 5. Examples
    • School fruit scheme, school milk scheme, Free food for Europe’s poor
    • Project funding for Health Development at EU-level
  • 6. Nutrition – Actions at European level (WHO Region)
    • Trands and data on obesity and overwight in WHO European Region
    • Role of WHO (in collaboration with EU structures)
    • Monitoring health status related to OW, Ob, PA, national level policy-type activities
    • Tracing good local practices
  • 7.
    • Support for Member States –
      • co-ordination,
      • evidence/info (e.g. database on NOPA),
      • good practices,
      • identification of inequalities,
      • Facilitating networking in selected topics
      • Action on marketing food to children
  • 8. Have PHAN!
    • Promoting networking and action on healthy and equitable environments for physical activity
      • Supporting Member States in creating collaboration among experts and relevant sectors (such as urban planning, health, transport, education, tourism, sport and leisure)
      • Providing Member States guidance, examples of good practices and exchange platforms on physical activity promotion in different local and regional environments.
    • Specific target groups: youth, disadvanteged groups
    • European network for the promotion of health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA Europe)
  • 9. Partnerships in project
      • EC
      • Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP)
      • European network for the promotion of health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA Europe)
      • CEHAPE Youth Network
      • WHO Healthy Cities Network.
  • 10. School-based prevention of smoking – an example
    • Smokefree Class Competition (SFC)
    • universal school-based smoking prevention programme for pupils aged 11-14 years.
    • The main aims are:
      • to delay or prevent the onset of smoking,
      • to motivate adolescents already experimenting with smoking to stop,
      • to engage adolescents in creative activities related to the subject “non-smoking”,
      • to help to de-normalise youth smoking in Europe.
  • 11.
    • Classes decide to be non-smoking
    • S ign a class contract
    • The responsibility lies with the pupils
    • Classes which refrain from smoking rewarded.
  • 12.
    • In 1997 - 5 countries, in 2006 22 countries participated – expansion of the number of schools and pupils participating
    • Evaluated project: process, outcomes, CEA, dissemination research, specific aspects
  • 13. Tobacco regulation – designing policy to support health
    • Systematic review on existing regulations at EU level related to tobacco products
    • Identification of hot spots of product design and last developments (e.g. fruit or vanilla flavoured cigarettes – more attractive to children and young people)
    • Or tobacco packaging – cigarette boksz as marketing tool
    • Designing new regulations accordibng to identified challenges and eliminating weak points of legislation
  • 14. Summary
    • International level collaboration and networking (EU or WHO EURO) has impact on health-related policies of member states and can contribute to a better health of Europe’s people
    • We have found good examples of actions in all areas of health promotion: individual skill development, community programmes, healthy public policy development, health supporting social environment
  • 15.
    • International level collaboration can enhance national level policies and support local implementation projects with info/good practice and sometimes by financial means
    • BUT: sustainable national-level efforts are vital, sustainable financing of health promotion in MSs is a key factor of future success